WLAN Standards News
August 25, 2015
Xirrus plans to release in October an 802.11ac Wave 2 access point. The device is expected to fill a niche in the wireless market.
July 01, 2015
Industry analysts discuss steps to protect WLANs against honeypot APs and how Juniper's alliance with Ruckus could shake up the market.
June 03, 2015
Vendors introducing 802.11ac Wave 2 technology are likely to find that enterprises aren't ready to adopt the latest Wi-Fi standard that requires infrastructure upgrades.
May 27, 2015
The latest update of the Ruckus Xclaim line of wireless transceivers includes CloudManager, a browser-based management console for administrators.
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How much your network needs to adapt to the jump in 802.11ac speed from Wave 1 -- or even from 802.11n -- to the standard's next phase, Wave 2, depends on where you are in the upgrade cycle. Continue Reading
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In part two of a three-part series, an expert looks at how hybrid VPNs are impacted by the shift from private services to the public Internet. Continue Reading
As enterprises become more mobile, enterprises need to understand the tools available to help them manage that growth. Continue Reading
Xirrus announced 802.11ac Wave 2 upgradability through its modular Xirrus XR Arrays in anticipation of Wave 2 shipping next year. Continue Reading
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As the Internet of Things continues to gain traction, specialized machine-to-machine networks will play a larger role as they serve as the last hop. Continue Reading
Mike Jude explains the pros and cons of the new 802.11ac standard and how it will ultimately affect your business. Continue Reading
Now that the IEEE has ratified the new 802.11 ac high-speed Wi-Fi standard, WLAN administrators need to plan their next steps. Continue Reading